Writing requires using specific guidelines and standards. Health science professions will use some of the associated citation styles and formatting that you see in publications. Two key ones are AMA for American Medical Association and APA for American Psychological Association.
Organizing your citations is necessary for referencing your sources properly in your papers. Citation/reference management tools can make that much easier.
On this page you will find information aimed at providing you with tools and tips related to citing.
A citation manager is a piece of software that helps you collect and organize your research and create bibliographies and in-text citations. Citation managers generally offer a range of citation styles and features to choose from.
While citation managers generally have the same basic functions, each one offers some specific features.
Our citation manager comparison chart (below) can help you identify the features that will work best for you. See also our tutorial on choosing a citation manager.